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Gajar Marcha Nu Sambhaariyu

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Orange coloured carrots should be used for best results.


  • Carrots (gajar), in thin strips (1 cup)
  • Capsicum (shimla mirch), in thin strips (1 cup)
  • Oil (1 tbsp)
  • Mustard seeds (sarson) (1 tsp)
  • Asafoetida (hing) (a pinch)
  • Sambar powder (1 tbsp)
  • Salt to taste (1 tbsp)
  • For sambar powder (:)
  • Rai na kuria/split mustard seeds (6 tbsp)
  • MTR Lal Mirch Red Chilli Powder (5 to 7 tbsp)
  • MTR Haldi Turmeric Powder (1 tsp)
  • Asafoetida (hing) (1/4 tsp)
  • Mustard oil (3 tsp)


To make sambar powder:
Mix all the above ingredients except mustard oil and grind into a smooth powder. Then add in oil to the powder and store.

  • Heat oil in a broad pan and add mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds crackle, add hing, carrots and capsicum and mix well.
  • Sauté on medium flame for a few seconds.
  • Remove from flame, add sambhar powder and salt as per taste and mix well.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container.